Author: Amir Faghri
Publisher: Global Digital Press
Release Date: 1995-03-01
Presents basic and advanced techniques in the analytical and numerical modeling of various heat pipe systems under a variety of operating conditions and limitations. It describes the variety of complex and coupled processes of heat and mass transfer in heat pipes. The book consists of fourteen chapters, two appendices, and over 400 illustrations, along with numerous references and a wide variety of technical data on heat pipes.
Author: Richard C. Dorf
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2004-06-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering
First published in 1995, The Engineering Handbook quickly became the definitive engineering reference. Although it remains a bestseller, the many advances realized in traditional engineering fields along with the emergence and rapid growth of fields such as biomedical engineering, computer engineering, and nanotechnology mean that the time has come to bring this standard-setting reference up to date. New in the Second Edition 19 completely new chapters addressing important topics in bioinstrumentation, control systems, nanotechnology, image and signal processing, electronics, environmental systems, structural systems 131 chapters fully revised and updated Expanded lists of engineering associations and societies The Engineering Handbook, Second Edition is designed to enlighten experts in areas outside their own specialties, to refresh the knowledge of mature practitioners, and to educate engineering novices. Whether you work in industry, government, or academia, this is simply the best, most useful engineering reference you can have in your personal, office, or institutional library.
Heat Pipes, 6th Edition, takes a highly practical approach to the design and selection of heat pipes, making it an essential guide for practicing engineers and an ideal text for postgraduate students. This new edition has been revised to include new information on the underlying theory of heat pipes and heat transfer, and features fully updated applications, new data sections, and updated chapters on design and electronics cooling. The book is a useful reference for those with experience and an accessible introduction for those approaching the topic for the first time. Contains all information required to design and manufacture a heat pipe Suitable for use as a professional reference and graduate text Revised with greater coverage of key electronic cooling applications
Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: At the Milwaukee School of Engineering, senior students are required to take part in a Senior Design Project during their final year for 2 to 3 quarters. The project is a group project related to a field in mechanical engineering. Students participating in the exchange program between MSOE and Fachhochschule Lübeck have to be enrolled in the Senior Design Project for 3 quarters. During this time the student has to write his or her diploma thesis as an individual work within the topic of the project. This Senior Design Project was in the section Energy systems . The task as a group was to design a thermal control system for a Lunar Lander (see Figure 1.1) in cooperation with NASA ́s Exploration System Mission Directorate. A Lunar Lander will be exposed to extreme temperature differences. There is a need to control the thermal environment within the lander in order to provide functionality for both personnel and equipment. Previous lunar missions utilized consumable materials for cooling. Future lunar missions will require a more robust thermal control approach, one that allows longer duration missions while minimizing resources. Compared to the previous Lunar Lander, the new lander will be larger to include an additional astronaut as well as additional equipment. The thermal control system must be capable of handling this increase in thermal energy. After the evaluation of a number of possible systems based on research and in depth feasibility in the fall quarter the three most promising systems were chosen by the group to be examined in greater detail. The aim of this project was then to produce a design for each of the remaining thermal control systems until the end of the winter quarter .. The first two quarters ended with a presentation of our accomplishments to a committee of professors at MSOE and an invitation to the Marshall Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama by NASA to present our designs to a committee of scientists. For the spring quarter we chose two experiments to be performed. One was the building of a vacuum chamber in order to test the thermal properties of the lunar regolith simulant. The other one was the building and testing of the heat pipe design. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: List of Figures5 List of Tables6 1.Introduction7 1.1The Senior Design Project at MSOE7 1.2The Specifications and Requirements given by NASA8 1.3The Focus of my Thesis10 1.4The Schedule for the Completion [...]
Author: Stanley E. Manahan
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2006-10-20
Formally established by the EPA nearly 15 years ago, the concept of green chemistry is beginning to come of age. Although several books cover green chemistry and chemical engineering, none of them transfer green principles to science and technology in general and their impact on the future. Defining industrial ecology, Environmental Science and Technology: A Sustainable Approach to Green Science and Technology provides a general overview of green science and technology and their essential role in ensuring environmental sustainability. Written by a leading expert, the book provides the essential background for understanding green science and technology and how they relate to sustainability. In addition to the hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere traditionally covered in environmental science books, this book is unique in recognizing the anthrosphere as a distinct sphere of the environment. The author explains how the anthrosphere can be designed and operated in a manner that does not degrade environmental quality and, in most favorable circumstances, may even enhance it. With the current emphasis shifting from end-of-pipe solutions to pollution prevention and control of resource consumption, green principles are increasingly moving into the mainstream. This book provides the foundation not only for understanding green science and technology, but also for taking its application to the next level.
Author: P. D. Dunn
Release Date: 2012-12-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering
A comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the theory, design and manufacture of heat pipes and their applications. This latest edition has been thoroughly revised, up-dated and expanded to give an in-depth coverage of the new developments in the field. Significant new material has been added to all the chapters and the applications section has been totally rewritten to ensure that topical and important applications are appropriately emphasised. The bibliography has been considerably enlarged to incorporate much valuable new information. Thus readers of the previous edition, which has established itself as the standard text on the subject, will find much additional data of interest whilst new readers will find the vast amount of useful data included in the appendices an indispensable source of reference.
Engineering students in a wide variety of engineering disciplines from mechanical and chemical to biomedical and materials engineering must master the principles of transport phenomena as an essential tool in analyzing and designing any system or systems wherein momentum, heat and mass are transferred. This textbook was developed to address that need, with a clear presentation of the fundamentals, ample problem sets to reinforce that knowledge, and tangible examples of how this knowledge is put to use in engineering design. Professional engineers, too, will find this book invaluable as reference for everything from heat exchanger design to chemical processing system design and more. * Develops an understanding of the thermal and physical behavior of multiphase systems with phase change, including microscale and porosity, for practical applications in heat transfer, bioengineering, materials science, nuclear engineering, environmental engineering, process engineering, biotechnology and nanotechnology * Brings all three forms of phase change, i.e., liquid vapor, solid liquid and solid vapor, into one volume and describes them from one perspective in the context of fundamental treatment * Presents the generalized integral and differential transport phenomena equations for multi-component multiphase systems in local instance as well as averaging formulations. The molecular approach is also discussed with the connection between microscopic and molecular approaches * Presents basic principles of analyzing transport phenomena in multiphase systems with emphasis on melting, solidification, sublimation, vapor deposition, condensation, evaporation, boiling and two-phase flow heat transfer at the micro and macro levels * Solid/liquid/vapor interfacial phenomena, including the concepts of surface tension, wetting phenomena, disjoining pressure, contact angle, thin films and capillary phenomena, including interfacial balances for mass, species, momentum, and energy for multi-component and multiphase interfaces are discussed * Ample examples and end-of-chapter problems, with Solutions Manual and PowerPoint presentation available to the instructors
A fully revised and extended account of the design, manufacture and use of heat pumps in both industrial and domestic applications. Topics covered include a detailed description of the various heat pump cycles, the components of a heat pump system - drive, compressor, heat exchangers etc., and the more practical considerations to be taken into account in their selection.
Building upon the scope of its predecessor, Dairy Science and Technology, Second Edition offers the latest information on the efficient transformation of milk into high-quality products. It focuses on the principles of physical, chemical, enzymatic, and microbial transformations. The authors, highly regarded educators and researchers, divide the content of this book into four parts. Part I, Milk, discusses the chemistry, physics, and microbiology of milk. In addition to providing knowledge of milk properties, this section forms the basis for understanding what happens during processing, handling, and storage. Part II, Processes, illustrates the main unit operations used to manufacture milk products and highlights the influence certain product and process variables have on resulting products. In Part III, Products, the book integrates information on raw materials and processing as they relate to the manufacture of products. This section also explains the procedures necessary to ensure consumer safety, product quality, and process efficiency. Part IV, Cheese, describes the processes and transformations (physical, biochemical, and microbial) relating to the manufacture and ripening of cheese, starting with generic aspects and later discussing specific groups of cheeses. An important resource, Dairy Science and Technology, Second Edition provides a thorough understanding of milk’s composition and properties and the changes that occur in milk and its products during processing and storage.